Blog posts


1 Apr
84% of Kiwi schools use a .school.nz domain name for email, and 82% use it for their website.
29 Mar
I keep coming back to the phrase, and the haunting drawing to which the phrase was attached, as I reflect on the terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch two weeks ago. The Muslim communities...
13 Mar
Wi-Fi: use it, don’t? This question has often occurred to me when flying to a conference - or sitting at it. The seductive lure of connectivity when you used not to have it is a clear hint about why...
6 Mar
The news of Chris O'Connell's passing is altogether too soon.
11 Feb
I recently attended my third NamesCon Global - an annual domain industry conference which draws nearly 1,300 delegates from around the world.
17 Jan
Here’s what I think could be some of the big stories for the Internet in 2019.
11 Jan
Last night my Internet connection dropped. Not for a minute. Not for an hour. But indefinitely. Gone.
18 Dec
It’s been a big year for the Internet. When I look back and think about 2018, it feels that some things that had been stable for a while have started to change. And in that changing environment,...
10 Dec
In the spirit of holiday giving we are delighted to announce $156,000 of funding for researchers helping to maintain or extend the use and accessibility of the Internet for New Zealanders.
7 Dec
In late November both InternetNZ, who is responsible for .nz policy creation, and the Domain Name Commission, who is accountable for policy enforcement, started that examination process by doing...